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Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME) is a weekly podcast produced by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

We bring you the main points of a medical education article in under half a hour! Articles that are important, innovative, or will impact your educational practice are discussed. Earn MOC credits under Section 2 for each podcast.  

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Jan 29, 2019

This paper is so hot, Jon had to put his oven-mitts on!

As patient volumes increase, it is becoming increasingly important to find novel ways to teach junior medical learners about the intricacies of managing multiple patients simultaneously and about working in a resource-limited environment.

Authors:  Tsoy E et...

Jan 22, 2019

Tell me something, dear clinician-educator: In your institution, who is more likely to be recognized, your colleague the hard-core science researcher, or your most outstanding teacher? Who will make full professor sooner? 

Authors:  Shinkai et al. 

Publication details:  Rethinking the Educator Portfolio: An Innovative...

Jan 15, 2019

Those who can, do. Those who cannot, teach. Those who cannot teach, teach teaching. 

There is a small literature in med ed suggesting that ‘to teach is to learn twice’.

Authors: Smith et al.

Publication details: Those Who Teach, Can Do: Characterizing the Relationship Between Teaching and Clinical Skills in a...

Jan 8, 2019

Jonathan Sherbino selected this article which focused on exploring physician behaviours during the AGF (audit and group feedback) sessions.


Authors: Cooke et al

Publication details: How do physicians behave when they participate in audit and feedback activities in a group with their peers? Implement Sci. 2018...